Rising Stars participants, current high school students, attended the graduation ceremony and dinner held in the Garden Room of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center on April 1. For more information, visit www.nikkeifederation.org or contact Glenn Nakatani at (626) 451-5388 or gnakatani@aol.com. Pictured from left: Deanna Tanaka, Nick Yamamoto, Bayley Hagino, Jonathan Sato, Akira Nagao, Nichole Hanamoto, Kara Tanaka. (Photo by Cyril Nishimoto)